p.34 Everyone Can Know the Real Time
[author Steve Ciarcia]
Technological advances have made real-time clocks simple and inexpensive.
p.60 Six Personal Computers from Japan
[author Christopher P. Kocher and Michael Keith]
A comparative review of the BMC if800, Canon CX-1. Hitachi MB-6890, NEC PC-8001A, Fujitsu FM-8. and Systems Formulate Corporation Bubcom80.
p.106 Japan Update
[author Mark Haas]
The semiannual Consumer Electronics Show is on its way to becoming a showcase for new computer products.
p.114 The Machines Behind the Machines
[author Phil Lemmons]
Several Japanese companies, both large and small, have their eyes on the American market.
p.118 The Japanese Manufacturers-How Successful Will They Be?
[author Tod Zipnick]
How they fare depends largely on their ability to meet the needs of the American marketplace.
p.140 Japan Maps Computer Domination
[author Tom Manuel]
Ten-year R&D effort aims to leapfrog U.S. technology.
p.148 The Atari Tutorial, Part 9: Even More Colors
[author Kathleen Pitta and Lane Winner]
Television artifacts and the new GTIA chip allow even more colors to be displayed on Atari computers.
p.162 Ports of Entry and Soft Breezes for the Color Computer and Model III
[author William Barden Jr.]
A $10 anemometer and other remote-sensing projects using the cassette interface.
p.202 The Input/Output Primer, Part 4: The BCD and Serial Interfaces
[author Steve Leibson]
A look at one of the least understood interfaces - the RS-232C - and one of the first instrument interfaces.
p.226 The User's Column: Supercalc, Spelling Programs, BASIC Compliers, and Home-Grown Accounting
[author Jerry Pournelle]
A critical computer user surveys new programs, including one of his own.
p.274 More Maze Building
[author Thomas Edward Neldner]
A Pascal program to generate mazes efficiently on a printer.
p.318 TRS-80 BASIC Program Hang-ups: The Reasons and Some Solutions
[author Glenn Tesler]
Understand and eliminate those mysterious crashes on your TRS-80 Model I.
p.334 Anatomy and Development of a Batch-Processing System
[author Gene Walters]
A software system that lets your computer run a series of programs without your intervention.
p.426 CHEDIT: A Graphics-character Editor
[author Jerry N. Sweet]
Define your own character set for Apple Pascal.
p.446 Give Your Apple a Voice: A Speech-Development System Using the Radio Shack Speech Synthesizer
[author John Blankenship]
How to make your Apple II talk.
p.465 Programming PERT In BASIC
[author Steven Zimmerman and Leo M. Conrad]
A method for planning complex activities where no precedents exist.
p.479 CP/M, Your Time Has Come: A Real-Time Clock for the Most Popular Microcomputer Operating System
[author J. L. Calaway and B. Hill]
All the hardware and software you need to get time-of-day printouts whenever you like.
p.224 Alien Typhoon
[author Walt Latocha]
p.246 PL/1 for Microcomputers
[author John A. Lehman]
p.252 Apple II 80-Column Video Boards, Five Popular Units
[author John E. Howland]
p.266 More Apple 80-Column Boards
[author Gregg Williams]
p.286 Colne Robotics Armdroid, The Small-Systems Robot
[author Steven W. Leininger]
p.296 Super FORTH Isn't
[author Gregg Williams]
p.6 Editorial: Japan and the "64K" Question
p.20, 307 BYTE's Bits
p.22 BYTE Comment: Copyrights. Computers. and the Betamax Case
p.300, 302, 304 Book Reviews: Fifty BASIC Exercises; Programmer's Guide to the 1802; TRS-80 Color Computer Technical Reference Manual
p.300 BYTE's Bugs
p.308 Programming Quickies: Structured Strings in BASIC
p.398 Ask BYTE
p.408 Event Queue
p.457 Technical Forum: Hierarchical Interrupts
p.460 Books Received
p.462 Clubs and Newsletters
p.463 Software Received
p.494 What's New?
p.542 BOMB. BOMB Results
p.542 Unclassified Ads
p.543 Reader Service